Digging through some photos from a few months back, I found this rather fine Nash Ambassador, spotted deep in the Michigan farming countryside.
Here’s an excellent Nature article by Ahmed Zewail. Extract:
Some believe that more can be achieved through tightly managed research — as if we can predict the future. I believe this is an unfortunate misconception that affects and infects research funding.
I’ve always liked Einstein’s comment that “if we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research”.